Scientists Say Tar Sands Development And Limiting Climate Change ‘Incompatible’

ThinkProgress: More than 100 scientists from the U.S. and Canada called for a moratorium on the development of tar sands Wednesday, saying the carbon-intensive form of energy was "incompatible" with limiting climate change. The scientists published a consensus statement laying out 10 reasons why mining of tar sands - an energy source that`s found largely in Alberta, Canada`s Athabasca region and whose mining has led to significant deforestation and forest degradation in the province - needs to be halted. Those......

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